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CANADIAN AMBASSADOR HEARN BOARDS VESSEL AHEAD OF TRANSATLANTIC SURVEY
by wade on April 26, 2013
Monday, April 15, 2013: Research scientists from MI's Centre for Fisheries Ecosystems Research (CFER) are joining forces with Irish scientists again this year for a translatantic survey onboard the Irish National Research Vessel, RV Celtic Explorer which will be setting sail for Newfoundland and Labrador seas to carry out fisheries research.
BEYOND THE MEETING: EXPANDED PAPERS FROM RECENT MTS CONFERENCES
by wade on April 25, 2013
Each year MTS sponsors numerous conferences, technical symposia, and workshops, including OCEANS, Dynamic Positioning, Underwater Intervention, and TechSurge. The March/April 2013 issue of the MTS Journal (Vol. 47, No. 2) provides the opportunity for papers presented at MTS conferences and workshops to be expanded into full peer-reviewed articles. The papers in this issue cover a range of diverse subjects from dynamic positioning to marine forensics and more. Read more.
GLACIERS CONTRIBUTE SIGNIFICANT IRON TO THE NORTH ATLANTIC OCEAN
by wade on March 21, 2013
March 10, 2013: All living organisms rely on iron as an essential nutrient. In the ocean, iron’s abundance or scarcity means all the difference as it fuels the growth of plankton, the base of the ocean’s food web.
INTERNATIONAL INDUSTRIAL MARINE SOUND WORKING GROUP AT WOC
by wade on March 21, 2013
20 March 2013: The World Ocean Council’s newly formed Marine Sound Working Group is a collaborative industry forum focused on identifying and implementing real-world technical and operational solutions to understand and reduce potential negative impacts of sound from industrial activities on marine life.
Ocean businesses concerned with the marine sound issue are invited to the Sustainable Ocean Summit (SOS 2013) session on this complex challenge to help move forward with cross-sectoral collaboration and leadership in tackling the ocean sound issue.
OCEAN INDUSTRY SENIOR EXECUTIVES TO OPEN WOC SUSTAINABLE OCEAN SUMMIT
by wade on March 15, 2013
12 March 2013: With the theme of “Oceans 2050: Sustainable Ocean – Sustainable Business”, a cross-sectoral panel of senior executives from oil and gas, shipping, fisheries, aquaculture, offshore renewable energy, and science and technology will start the SOS 2013 (23-24 April, Washington DC) with the Ocean Executive Forum on industry leadership and collaboration.
The Ocean Executive Forum will convene:
-- Steve Carmel, Senior Vice President, Maersk Line Ltd (shipping)
-- Jeffrey Grybowski, CEO, Deepwater Wind (offshore renewable energy) Read more.